Anna Friel

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Emmett J Scanlan: ‘It feels like I’ve been doing more material that really makes me salivate’

It’s been eight years since Emmett J Scanlan starred in Charlie Casanova, Terry McMahon’s film about a sociopath who decides his life by the draw of t(...)

O president! My president! Kristen Stewart and Cate Blanchett. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty

“Seems like a lock for best picture” Nobody can stop talking about the stand-away glamorousness of this year’s jury. There’s always a bit of that at (...)

Damnation Netflix, February 1st Tommy from Love/Hate (Killian Scott) has seemingly forgotten all about that long lusted after bottle of fizzy orange (...)

Silent distracted anxiety: Anna Friel as Christina Fitzsimmons in Broken. Photograph: BBC

There is nothing in Jimmy McGovern’s Broken that audiences haven’t seen before. It’s a tale of unyielding working-class misery. The tears, the wringin(...)

Julia Garner and Jake Weary in ‘Tomato Red’

We critics are prone to making smart-Aleck allusions to Chekov’s gun on the wall. “If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the(...)

John Butler’s Handsome Devil (above) will close the 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Details of the programme for the 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADiff) have been announced. This year’s event, which runs from February(...)

For Iain Willis, memories of 1 Vergemount Park in Clonskeagh are fond.He spent his college days here with brothers Simon and Brian, who both work in (...)

The Friel Sisters
  • Music
  • March 21, 2014, 00:00

Glaswegian siblings Anna, Sheila and Clare comfortably display their Donegal roots on this debut album. The Friels’ intuitive, no-nonsense mix of f(...)

Working mothers: Dr Nayna Patel with the women of her ‘baby-making factory’ in House of Surrogates

When talking about the return of Homeland (RTÉ Two, Tuesday), it’s best to get the Carrie cryface thing out of the way first. So yes, Claire Danes’s f(...)

The Look of Love

It sounds like a dream project. Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom, who did first-class biopic work on 2(...)